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About the Site: Cabpolitical has analyzed political data and campaigns since 2012. The site aims to offer an open discussion of political data analysis without being driven by revenue. As part of Dr. Joe Cabosky’s professional and scholarly work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, it is meant to serve as an outlet that adds to our general knowledge in the areas of political data analysis and micro publics. The site focuses on:

Data and Measurement Analysis w/a Focus on Micro and Niche Voting Publics

Predictive Modeling

Voter Insights

Analysis of Campaigns’ Strategic Communication Efforts

JoeCabosky.10.25.2015About the Author: Dr. Joe Cabosky began his career in media development, public relations and strategic communication. His work ranges from market research to the corresponding creative strategy that stems from that data. Cabosky is an Assistant Professor (Professional Track) in the Public Relations sequence at the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His scholarly work primarily focuses on how improved measurement, analytics and a better understanding of the diversity of publics – particularly micro and niche publics – can better inform organizational strategies. His work has been published in
academic outlets such as Public Relations Inquiry, the Charlotte Law Review, and Journalism History, as well as industry blogs at the Institute of Public Relations and USC Annenberg’s Center on Public Diplomacy. He obtained a B.F.A. in Television Production and Broadcast Journalism from Chapman University, a J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There, he teaches market research and case study courses.

Model Methodology: You can find a discussion of the structure of the Model formulas here.

Contact: You can reach Joe at: cabpolitical@gmail.com or on Twitter.